TOM WARD - East Coast oil? Parades? Come on, Mr. President!

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Readers of this column know I voted for Donald Trump, even though he wasn’t my first choice from the GOP crop. There is much we’d disagree on. Here are two: • A military parade down Pennsylvania... more

ARLENE VIOLET - Regunberg: A new kind of Democrat

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Editor’s Note: Aaron Regunberg is a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor. He is challanging incumbent Democrat Dan McKee in the primary. A column about McKee will appear next week. Democrat... more

Letters to the Editor

Food pantry appreciates donations

The Allendale Baptist Church Food Pantry, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., North Providence would like to publicly thank Greenville Baptist Church, Greystone Methodist Church, St. James Episcopal Church and... more

Don’t litter, keep our town clean

I frequently walk around my neighborhood, and can’t help but notice the increase in litter lately ... mostly junk food and beverage related, with empty containers of alcohol and tobacco products.... more

Land Trust change would be ‘bad government’

Almost 20 years ago, the Rhode Island General Assembly enacted legislation to establish the Smithfield Land Trust to “acquire, hold, and manage real property, including development rights and... more

The time is now: Fire station needed in area of Bryant

I look back some 45 years ago when Bryant College (University) was preparing to become a Smithfield education facility. At that time, there were only of handful of business in the area of Smithfield... more